TASTE
Chicago
October 17-18, 2014

Events

Join Us for a Night of Culinary Stars!
An Exclusive Dining Event
Benefiting the James Beard Foundation
Friday, October 17, 2014
6:00 p.m. Cocktail and Tasting Reception
7:30 p.m. Dinner

Trump International Hotel and Tower
401 N. Wabash Avenue
Chicago, IL 60611

Cocktail Attire
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Featuring a menu created by
Grant Achatz
Taste America All-Star
James Beard Award Winner
Grant Achatz
Alinea
Chicago
Sean Brock
James Beard Award Winner
Sean Brock
McCrady's Restaurant
Charleston, SC
Thomas Lents
Host Chef
Thomas Lents
Sixteen
Chicago
Catherine De Orio
Guest Emcee
Catherine De Orio
Check, Please! Chicago
Reception will feature tastings by
Jimmy Bannos, Jr.
James Beard Award Winner
Jimmy Bannos, Jr.
The Purple Pig
Chicago
Dave Beran
James Beard Award Winner
Dave Beran
NEXT
Chicago
Mindy Segal
James Beard Award Winner
Mindy Segal
Hot Chocolate
Chicago
Takashi Yagihashi
James Beard Award Winner
Takashi Yagihashi
Takashi
Chicago
Carrie Nahabedian
James Beard Award Winner
Carrie Nahabedian
NAHA
Chicago

The evening begins with a tasting reception featuring an exciting lineup of Chicago’s finest chefs. Then, enjoy a unique four-course seated dinner designed by James Beard Award winners Grant Achatz and Sean Brock, with Host Chef Thomas Lents. We are bringing these culinary stars together for one night only to create an unforgettable dining experience.

Click here to reserve tickets, or for more information on events or local sponsorship in Chicago, please contact Sarah Sackett at sarahs@imrchicago.com or 312.878.1222.

The James Beard Foundation is proud to donate a portion of the evening’s proceeds to the James Beard Foundation's Taste America® Scholarship Fund. Local culinary students are invited to apply for this culinary scholarship through jamesbeard.org.

Sponsored locally in part by:

Sur La Table

Join us for a day of free culinary events
Saturday, October 18, 2014
10:30am — 3:00pm
Sur La Table
900 North Michigan Shops
900 N. Michigan Avenue, Chicago, IL 60611

Cooking demonstrations, cookbook signings, tastings, and fun for the whole family.

Schedule of events:

James Beard Award Winner Grant Achatz<br>Alinea, Chicago<br>
10:30 am
Cooking Demo & Book Signing
James Beard Award Winner Grant Achatz
Alinea, Chicago
Publican Quality Meats
11:00 am
Charcuterie Tasting
Publican Quality Meats
Little Goat Bakery
11:00 am
Whoopie Pie Tasting
Little Goat Bakery
James Beard Award Winner Tony Mantuano and Cathy Mantuano<br>Spiaggia, Chicago
1:00 pm
Cooking Demo & Book Signing
James Beard Award Winner Tony Mantuano and Cathy Mantuano
Spiaggia, Chicago

Cooking demonstrations, cookbook signings, tastings, and fun for the whole family. Kitchen space is limited for chef demos. Please RSVP to RSVP-CHICAGO@SURLATABLE.COM in order to guarantee your seat. Indicate the city, number of guests, and time of the cooking demonstration you wish to attend. Each reservation is limited to a maximum of 4 persons. Each demo will be one hour. Reservations will be held until 15 minutes before start of demo.

Please check back for further updates!.